Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
May 20, 2015

In this issue:

Minnesota Stroke Association Strides for Stroke
Nearly 1,000 walkers attended and donated our Strides for Stroke walks in Duluth, Rochester, Saint Cloud and the Twin Cities. Your donations to this fundraiser make a difference and raise awareness. Specific numbers will be released next week.

Check out the Facebook page for photos of all four events.
Click here to donate to Strides for Stroke today!

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Brain Injury Educational Classes
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offers a variety of educational classes - including our monthly Brain Injury Basics class - for families, individuals and professionals in the Twin Cities. Our educators can also train your staff on-site at your facility with our Traveling Workshops.

Brain Injury Basics
Caregiving: May 28
Introduction to Brain Injury: June 26

Registration is required for all classes. Brain Injury Basics takes place in the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offices in Roseville from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $25 for professionals; a $5 donation is appreciated from consumers.

Click here for more information on our Education opportunities or call our Education and Community Outreach Department at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

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Lunch and Learn Seminars with Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Are you ready to have lunch and learn AND get your CEUs? The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is offering Lunch and Learn Seminars at our offices in Roseville and are targeted for Social Workers and Social Service Professionals.

Sessions will take place on June 10, July 14, August 12, September 8, October 13, November 11 and December 8.

Click here for complete information on our 2015 Lunch and Learn Seminars.

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Consumer and Family Conference
Join the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance for our Spring Consumer and Family Conference on Saturday, June 6 from 1 to 4 p.m.

This one-day conference is an opportunity for individuals with brain injury, family members and loved ones to participate in workshops and sessions that focus on innovations in the world of brain injury care, therapy and rehabilitation.

There is no cost to attend this conference. To register, please call 763-553-0088.

Click here for more information on the Consumer and Family Conference.

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Job Opportunity at the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is hiring for a Case Manager.

A Case Manager is responsible for monitoring and implementing comprehensive proactive; consumer directed systems of support and advocacy for individuals, including all ages and cultures, which have survived brain injury and their families through implementation of case management for effective community integration. The Case Manager will be responsible to assist the consumer in planning and accessing housing, financial supports and other community services and supports needed to accomplish this goal. Bi-lingual/bi-cultural is a plus.

Click here for full information on employment opportunities with the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance.

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Classified Ad: Employment Opportunity at Social Service Solutions, Inc.
Social Service Solutions, Inc. is hiring people to work as Direct Support Professionals providing support to people that have traumatic brain injury, developmental disabilities, or mental illness. Assist people with all areas of ADL’s, and work tasks. We work on call as professional substitutes. Some assignments are short term, others are long term, or may become permanent. We are hiring people to work all shifts. To qualify, you should have a minimum of one year direct experience, degree is helpful. Must pass DHS background check, and be able to physically care for individuals that may use wheelchairs. Check our web site out at www.socialservciesolutions.com. Feel free to call 651-917-9710 or send your resume to Cheryl@socialservicesolutions.com.

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Classified Ad Opportunities
We are pleased to provide an online opportunity for organizations to broadcast their message about job openings, services and more through affordable, convenient advertising. This bi-weekly electronic publication is sent to more than 6,250 professionals, paraprofessionals and persons with brain injury and their families.

The cost to run a classified ad of up to 250 words is $20 for one edition or $30 for two editions. Ads must be submitted in electronic form to receive this rate. Ads submitted in hard copy will be charged an additional $15 administrative fee. To learn more about this affordable, convenient advertising opportunity, please e-mail Phil at philg@braininjurymn.org or call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442. Advertising is posted at the end of the publication under the heading "Classified Ads."

The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is a proud member of Community Health Charities. Community Health Charities is an alliance of leading nonprofit health research and service organizations whose mission is to improve lives affected by chronic illness by investing in health research, services and education.
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